Arboretums in Hungary

Arboretums in Hungary
arboretums in Hungary


There are many beautiful botanical gardens in Hungary. Many interesting plants, including exotic, tropical or oriental plants can be found in the bigger arboretums. Obviously the best season to visit an arboretum in Hungary is Spring time in May June period, when most flowers bloom, and the heat is moderate.

You can check pictures and detailed informations of different arboretums at links at the right sidebar.

List of arboretums or botanical gardens in Hungary

The Alcsút arboretum is located not far from Budapest. It is a very nice arboretum. It was a garden of Palatine Jozsef. Unfortunately only the facade remained from the beautiful building. There are lakes, a small island, many trees, beautiful flowers, huge area. From Etyek there is a very nice alley with huge Plane trees. See more clicking at the link at the right sidebar.

Location: 8086 Alcsutdoboz, next to the main road


This is a 3 hectare arboretum near Lake Balaton mainly with evergreen trees. The trees were planted by the three generation of the Folly family. The Balaton is possible to see from the arboretum. There is a winery there as well.

Location: 8257 Badacsonytomaj, Kápolnavölgyi út 25
Telephone: (70) 338 7377

Balatongyörök, Büdöskúti

This arboretum is also can be found near the Lake Balaton. It only can be accessed by a 5-7km hike. The area of the arboretum is 65 hectare. No entrance fee. The arboretum was founded in 1937 by Karoly Horvath.


Babolna is famous about horses. The 16.5 hectare arboretum can be found in the center of Babolna, next to the foal site. Entrance is free, the garden is open between 7-18h. In the arboretum can be found the Famous Horses Memorial Park, where 54 statues of famous horses are erected on different hills with tables and wooden headboards embelished with transylvanian patterns.
There are two smaller lakes as well connected to each other in the garden.


Bárdudvarnok located in Somogy county in Southern Transdanubia, not far from Kaposvár which is a middle sized city by hungarian standards. The pine collection is located in the walley, there are Sequoia and Fir trees as well.

Location: Bárdudvarnok, Kaposdada 5.
Telephone: +82 310 645


Budakeszi is very close to Budapest. The arboretum area is located on a Highly protected natural area. Only can be visited after a previous contact for an appointment. There are 1060 different plants can be observed here. The area belongs to the Pilis forest company. Only groups can visit the arboretum, with maximum 30 persons in each groups.

1 week before the visit can ask for a date at below phone number. The duration of the walk is 2-2.5 hours, the minimum entrance fee for the whole group is 10,000 HUF. (For 30 people around 333 HUF/person)

Telephone: +23 451 133 Budakeszi forestry.


There are three arboretums here, one in Buda in Horticulture University, the one of Elte botanical garden in the 8th district and one in Soroksar in South Pest near M0 outside in the city.









Kám, Jeli


Kiscsehi, Budafai

Kőszeg, Chernel garden

In West Hungary near Bukfurdo.

Lábatlan,Gerenday garden


On the way from Budapest to Lake Balaton or Lake Velence


Orosháza, Rágyánszky


The World heritage site of Pannonhalma Archabbey

Pákozd, Sukoró

Near Lake Velence


Near Hortobagy area in East Hungary


In West Hungary, there is a spa here as well.


The garden of West Hungarian University.


A very nice one in East Hungary.


There is a tropical garden as well.



Szombathely, Kámoni

In West Hungary.


Tata, Agostyáni

70 km from Budapest.






Zalaegerszeg is a middle sized city in Southwest Hungary. The arboretum also called Csacsbozsoki arboretum. The area of the arboretum and the walking forest is 82 hectare. The arboretum located at the East part of the city next to the road No 83. There is another 300 hectare forest next to the arboretum, the area is a popular place for weekend picnics or walks. There is a television tower nearby as well with nice panorama, and the walley of Azaleas is also very popular in Spring time.


Very nice one in the Bakony hills. The Bakony hills located in the middle of Transdanubia, North from Lake Balaton. The Bakony area is covered with forests, with plentiful wildlife. Zirc is often mentioned as the capital of Bakony. The beautiful Cuha spring, which has beautiful walleys in the heart of the green area crosses the arboretum as well. There are many interesting trees in the arboretum and there is a smaller lake as well.

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